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Matthew Hibbert


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2000

Matthew is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. His practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures, reorganizations and commercial agreements related to supply, distribution, manufacturing and promotion. Matthew also has extensive experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions. His clientele comprises a range of public and private companies, including startups, in various regulated industry sectors.

Prior to joining Aird & Berlis, Matthew was a partner and former Head of the Business Law Department at an international law firm, where he also co-chaired two practice groups. Additionally, Matthew has a strong background in the food and beverage sector, including alcohol regulatory work.

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in Corporate Law
  • Named as an Acritas Star

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "Partnership Fundamentals", Continuing Professional Development Bootcamp, Toronto, November, 2012 and 2013
  • Presenter, "Key Issues Throughout the Partnership Life Cycle", The Short Course on Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Joint Ventures, Osgoode Law School, Toronto, 2011, 2012 and 2013


  • LLB, Queen's University, 1998
  • BBA, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1995